Leadership Nomination Process
A Season of Discernment Around the Future of the Covenant
Presidential Nominating Committee
Swanson-Draheim Is the Presidential Nominee for the Evangelical Covenant Church
Feb. 15, 2022
Rev. Tammy Swanson-Draheim has been nominated by the Presidential Search Committee to stand for election as president of the Evangelical Covenant Church when delegates gather for the 136th Annual Meeting in June.
Update from Presidential Nominating Committee
December 15, 2021
The Presidential Nominating Committee is grateful for the many expressions of support, encouragement, and prayer we received as we continue to advance our work.
President John Wenrich Prayerfully Withdraws from Reelection
Sept. 17, 2021
In a letter to the Presidential Nominating Committee and Covenant Executive Board, President John Wenrich announced that he has decided to purposefully withdraw from being considered for a second term as president of the Evangelical Covenant Church.
October 7, 2021
The Presidential Nominating Committee (PNC) had its second meeting (its first in-person) the weekend of Sept. 25-26. The committee spent some time getting to know one another and appreciating each member’s gifts, experience, and love for the Evangelical Covenant Church. We reviewed and affirmed the spiritual, communal discernment process that is guiding…
Presidential Nominating Committee Selected
Aug. 25, 2021
The 136th Covenant Annual Meeting in June 2022 will include an election for the office of President, among other important matters. A 27-member Presidential Nominating Committee (PNC) has been identified according to the provisions of the Covenant Constitution and Bylaws…
Update from the Presidential Nominating Committee
Sept. 15, 2021
The Constitution and Bylaws of the Evangelical Covenant Church have established a nomination process and a committee charged with recommending to the 136th Annual Meeting a nominee to serve a four-year term as president of the Evangelical Covenant Church…
Ordered Ministry & Develop Leaders
Deadline for Nominations for Executive Minister of Ordered Ministry / Develop Leaders Approaching
January 5, 2022
We are now receiving nominations for the executive minister position. Nominations and self-nominations will be received through February 1, 2022.
Lance Davis Shares Decision to Transition Early from Role as Executive Minister of Ordered Ministry and Develop Leaders
November 29, 2021
Lance Davis shared his prayerful decision with the Covenant Executive Board and Board of Ordered Ministry to resign from his current role as executive minister of Ordered Ministry and Develop Leaders, effective January 31, 2022
Ordered Ministry and Develop Leaders Nominating Committee Update
October 27, 2021
We continue to seek input into this vital leadership position from the church and invite responses to the following questions.
Executive Minister of Ordered Ministry and Develop Leaders Shares Decision Regarding Renomination
October 14, 2021
In a letter to the Covenant Executive Board and the Board of Ordered Ministry, Executive Minister of Develop Leaders and Ordered Ministry Lance Davis shared that he has prayerfully discerned to not pursue renomination…
OM-DL Nominating Committee Seeks Feedback from the Covenant
October 7, 2021
As we continue this vital task of nominating a Covenant leader to lead this priority, we extend an invitation to all Covenanters to respond to the following questions before November 7, 2021
Ordered Ministry and Develop Leaders Nominating Committee Announced
October 6, 2021
The 136th Covenant Annual Meeting in June 2022 will include an election for the office of the Executive Minister of Ordered Ministry and Develop Leaders
Search for Next Executive Minister of Serve Globally Now Underway
December 1, 2021
The nomination process for the next executive minister of Serve Globally has begun. The nominating committee will receive feedback and nominations through January 15, 2022.
Pacific Southwest Conference
Bryan Murphy Nominated to Serve as PSWC Superintendent
February 18, 2022
Rev. Bryan Murphy has accepted the nomination to serve as the next superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference
Update from the PSWC Nominating Committee
November 6, 2021
On behalf of the Executive Board and Nominating Committee of the Pacific Southwest Conference, we extend our heartfelt thanks for your response to our call for nominations for the next superintendent of our conference.
The PSWC Seeks Superintendent Nominations
September 27, 2021
The search committee for the next superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference is seeking nominations and input as they engage their work.
Northwest Conference Search Committee Nominates Kara Stromberg to Be Superintendent
February 3, 2022
Rev. Kara Stromberg will stand as the nominee to succeed the Rev. Mark Stromberg as the Northwest Conference superintendent.